Quotes about literature

The novel is, or may be, among the mightiest instruments for swaying the heart and guiding the lives of men. ...

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Business is, emphatically, the amusement of Americans, and, to be in keeping with their character, every thing written for their a musement ...

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I wasn't born to be a fighter. I was born with a gentle nature, a flexible character and an organism as equilibrated as it is judg ed hyster ...

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In French literature, you can choose "à la carte"; in Spanish literature, there is only the set meal. ...

José Bergamín literature foreigners

Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity. ...

Nelson Algren literature

The chartered recountants take the thing to pieces and put it together again. They enjoy it. The artist takes it to pieces and mak es a new ...

Samuel Beckett art literature

It is not the purpose of literature to purvey news. For news consult the Almanac de Gotha. ...

Herman Melville literature news

...I have come to make distinctions between what I call the academy and literature, the moral equivalents of church and God. The a cademy ma ...

Dorothy Allison academia literature truth

The key word in my plays is "perhaps." ...

Samuel Beckett uncertainty literature questions

Human society is the embodiment of changeless laws which the whimsicalities and circumstances of men and women involve and overwra p. The re ...

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